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The Education Centre Day

09:15 am - 09:45 am 

09:45 am - 10:45 am 

10:45 am - 11:10 am 

11:10 am - 11:50 am 

11:50 am - 12:30 pm 

12:30 pm - 01:30 pm 

01:30 pm - 02:30 pm 

02:30 pm - 03:30 pm 

Community Meeting (on the ward)

Lesson 1

Break (on the ward)

Lesson 2

Lesson 3

Lunch Time (on the ward)

Lesson 4

Lesson 5

Student Timetables

If Gareth is your Group Tutor:

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If Jason is your Group Tutor:

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The Curriculum

If you are attending any school or college we will work with your teachers so that you can continue your normal curriculum as best as possible while you are in hospital.   Being a small team of teachers we are experienced in teaching most subjects up to GCSE level and some up to A Level.  Take a look at the                         section of the website to see what subjects we all enjoy teaching.  However; there are times when our pupils come to us to study subjects such as Japanese.  In these instances, we will facilitate your learning the best we can while working together with your mainstream teachers who can point us all in the right direction!  


You will be able to discuss with your teachers where in your timetable you will be studying which of your subjects.   A good idea is to download your timetable from this page so that you can tailor it around your individual programme of study; we can help you if you wish.

Alternative Curriculum

Nant y Bryniau endeavours to offer all young people at NWAS an experience within the school day that matches their individual needs.  For some, the traditional, conventional school based curriculum will not be appropriate or adequate, at NyB we strive to provide a tailor made, individualised experience that makes attendance in education meaningful and worthwhile.


  • All programmes of study will be negotiated with young people.

  • Where possible elements of programmes of study will be accreditable.

  • A range of practical opportunities will be offered: e.g. music, cookery, gardening, art, crafts and P.E.

  • PSE and life skills, social skills and wellbeing activities and groups will be offered.

  • Work with Kate Wright and the Careers Wales representative will be offered to encourage Next Steps of academic or vocational direction.

  • Where staff expertise and interest exists individual interests will be encouraged.

  • Programmes of study will be individualised.

Nant-y-Bryniau Post-16 Programme

Our post 16 cohort who arrive at NWAS or Kite Not in Education, Employment of Training will follow the Post 16 programme. Their curriculum will be comprised of activities from to pursue learning and development in following areas:

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e.g. Employment skills, volunteering, planning ahead & applications

e.g.  Fitness, art, yoga,   mindfulness & music

e.g. Driving theory, Welsh conversation, cooking & home skills

Literacy, numeracy, budgeting, IT,  digital competency,  GCSE English, Welsh, Maths

e.g. Opportunities to keep up study skills with an area of interest such as language, a craft, a potential A Level subject

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